Drop Ball vs. Riseball: Which Is More Effective?

In this video, I discuss the difference between a drop ball and a rise ball, and give my opinion as to which pitch is more effective for strikeout pitchers.

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Backswings: Do They Help or Hurt Your Pitch?

In this video, I address the use of a backswing during the pre-motion, and give my opinion as to whether they are helpful or harmful to the pitch.

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My Top 10 Pitchers to Watch Right Now

"Florida Gators pitcher Delanie Gourley throws to the plate during the second inning.  Florida Gators Softball vs South Carolina Gamecocks.  April 4th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.
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We are now well into the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Softball season, my favorite time of year! I make it a point to always have Watch ESPN handy, whether that’s on TV or on my phone so I can watch as many games as I can. From what I have seen so far, this is …

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Want more velocity? Hurry up and wait!

In this video, I discuss the importance of the passage of time in the growth and development of athletes.

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Questions Asked…Questions Answered.

In this video, I answer follower questions about lower body mechanics

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Fastpitch Power Terminology

In this video, I explain and define some of the most common pitching terms we use here at Fastpitch Power.

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Flexion vs. Extension in the Pitch Delivery

In this video, I dive further into forearm fire by discussing the difference between elbow flexion and elbow extension during the pitch delivery, and which technique is optimal

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What’s Your Out Pitch?

In this video, I talk about how the best pitchers use movement pitches and changes in velocity and not just maximum speed to strike out batters.

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Detach Yourself from the Result

In this video, I talk about how focusing too much on the result can cause a breakdown in mechanics and poor pitch quality.

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